|Insight: Pet Tales / Covered California Deadline / Midnight in Mexico / Al Jarreau - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Pet Tales - Owning your own chickens, goats and bees can be a great way to get farm-fresh food on your fork without relying on the food industry. But urban ranching (or beekeeping) isn't a walk in the park. Pet expert Gina Spadafori joins us for this month's Pet Tales to explain the joys and pitfalls of urban livestock. Covered California Deadline - The Affordable Care Act enrollment deadline for people without health insurance is fast approaching...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Pet Tales; Gina Spadafori; goats and chickens in urban settings; chickens and goats in urban settings; Covered California; Affordable Care Act; California health exchange; Midnight in Mexico; Alfredo Corchado, Mexico Bureau Chief, Dallas Morning News, and author of Midnight in Mexico: A Reporter's Journey Through a Country's Descent into Darkness; Women of Juarez, The; The Women of Juarez: How many more must die before it's too many?; Al Jarreau, Grammy Award-winning jazz artist; Rick Kushman; Pamela Wu
|MIT 11.949 City Visions: Past and Future, Spring 2004 - MIT OpenCourseWare|
This class is intended to introduce students to understandings of the city generated from both social science literature and the field of urban design. The first part of the course examines literature on the history and theory of the city. Among other factors, it pays special attention to the larger territorial settings in which cities emerged and developed (ranging from the global to the national to the regional context) and how these affected the nature, character, and functioning of cities a...
Keywords: understandings of the city; social science literature and the field of urban design; literature on the history and theory of the city; larger territorial settings; nature; character; and functioning of cities; lives of inhabitants; theory and practice of design visions for the city; utopian; utopian and realized form; patterns of territorial ?nestedness?; future prospects of cities; territory; cities; context; local; national; global; urban settings; city design; social justice; politics of change; urban design; history; theory; territorial settings; urbanites; city dwellers; inhabitants; nestedness; regional; imperial; politics; sociology